Melon with port and mint

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
⅓ cup Water
4 tablespoons Minced fresh mint
3 tablespoons Sugar
⅓ cup Tawny or ruby Port
2 Melons; (such as honeydew,
; cantaloupe,
; crenshaw or
; casaba),peeled,
; seeded, sliced, up
; to 3
Fresh mint sprigs

Combine ⅓ cup water, 2 tablespoons minced mint and sugar in small saucepan. Stir over low heat until sugar dissolves. Bring to simmer. Remove from heat. Cover; let syrup stand at room temperature at least 2 hours or overnight.

Strain syrup into small bowl. Stir in Port and 2 tablespoons minced fresh mint. Arrange melon slices on platter. Pour Port syrup over. Cover and chill 2 hours. Garnish with mint sprigs.

Serves 10.

Bon Appetit June 1995

Converted by MC_Buster.

Per serving: 1041 Calories (kcal); 3g Total Fat; (1% calories from fat); 12g Protein; 272g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 259mg Sodium Food Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 15½ Fruit; 0 Fat; 2 ½ Other Carbohydrates

Converted by MM_Buster v2.0n.

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